While Ariana Grande may not yet be a household name, she is already one of the highest paid celebrities in the world thanks to her tween fans. Grande was born in 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida, and has pursued an acting and singing career from an early age. The daughter of Joan Grande, CEO of Hose-McCann Communications, and Edward Butera, a graphic designer, Grande performed with the South Florida‰Ûªs Philharmonic, Pops and Symphonic Orchestras at the age of eight, launching her career. Grande is of Italian descent and has an older half-brother, Frankie, who works as a Hollywood producer.
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2. Income & Salary
At the age of 15, Grande landed a role in the musical 13 on Broadway, for which she won a National Youth Theatre Association Award. At this point, she left her school in Florida and began pursuing her dreams full-time. Her true breakout came in 2010, when she landed the role of Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon show Victorious, making her an instant star among the tween set. The show also resulted in a spinoff, Sam and Cat, which ran from 2012-2014. As her acting career took off, Grande was also pursuing singing. Her debut pop album, Yours Truly, was released in September 2013 and went to number one in the United States, selling 138,000 copies in the first week alone. Though its follow-up has not yet been released, two singles from the record have already hit the top 10 and it is projected to debut in the 150-170,000 range in its first week alone when it comes out in September 2014.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Ariana Grande’s current estimated net worth is $5 million, quite nice for a person of her age and relatively new fame. She earned an estimated $6 million in 2013 alone. In addition to her singing and acting salaries, much of her wealth can be attributed to smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics, stakes in several restaurants and a football team, and a juniors’ perfume and fashion line. With such a diversified talent, Grande is on track to be one of the highest earning female stars of her generation.
How much is Ariana Grande’s Net Worth? $5 Million!
Video Transcript:Ariana Grande-Butera was born in Boca Raton, Florida on June 26, 1993. Her father Edward Butera is the CEO of Designs, Inc. and her half-brother Frankie was a contestant on the reality show Big Brother. Her parents named her after Princess Oriana, a character from Felix the Cat. At the age of 10 she founded a charitable singing group called Kids Who Care which raised over $500,000 for charities in 2007. Grande is an actress and singer whose vocal range is compared to that of Mariah Carey.Ariana sang on cruise ships and on Broadway until she landed a role on the Nickelodeon series Victorious. When Victorious ended, she starred on a spinoff entitled Sam & Cat. She got into a dispute with her “Sam & Cat” co-star Jennette McCurdy over the belief that Ariana was secretly being paid more than her. Ariana claimed that was not the case. Her 2013 album Yours Truly debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 and has sold 500,000 copies to date. Her follow-up release My Everything sold 169,000 copies in its’ first week.In 2013 she earned a reported $1 million, and in 2014 she earned $1.7 million. Ariana Grande is said to have a net worth of approximately $5 million.Video Credit: AlphaLife.me on YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rj5_0KvmIuo